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At Fischer Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, the dental practice of Drs. Fischer in Centreville, Virginia, we offer the restoration and placement of dental implants for our patients. If you are looking for a natural looking smile after losing a tooth (or several teeth), we can help.

Whether you lose a tooth, or several, from tooth decay, gum disease, or trauma, our dental implant restorations will allow you to eat, smile, talk and laugh with confidence again. When a tooth is lost or removed, both the crown–the visible part of the tooth–and the root are gone. A dental implant is placed into the jawbone to fuse with the natural bone, allowing new teeth to be attached. So how do we replace a missing tooth with a dental implant?

— First, a cylindrical and or tapered post made of titanium typically, is surgically placed into the jawbone to replace the root of your tooth.

— Once the implant has fused your natural jawbone, a connector (called an abutment) is built into the top dental implant. This will connect it to the replacement tooth.

— Finally, a crown (a replacement tooth) is made to match your natural teeth, or even a bridge or dentures supported by the implants.

— To care for your implants, brush and floss regularly, and keep your regular scheduled check-ups and cleanings.

If you are missing teeth, our skilled dentists, Dr. Fisher and Dr. Fisher can restore your smile again. If you would like more information about our implants, or wish to schedule an appointment, we invite you to call our caring dental team in Kimball, Michigan, at 703.994.4626 today!